Archive for May, 2006
On Sunday, May 28, 596 seniors received bachelor of arts degrees from Gustavus Adolphus College during commencement exercises on Hollingsworth Stadium.
Submitting an ACT or SAT score will be optional for students applying to Gustavus Adolphus College. Gustavus is the first Phi Beta Kappa college in Minnesota to do so.
Andrea Carlile, a Gustavus Adolphus College junior political science major from Chatham, Ill., made it to the semi-final round of the 134th Interstate Oratorical Association National Contest in April at the University of West Florida in Pensacola.
Plans are underway for Gustavus Adolphus College to again host the National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) from July 10 through July 29, 2006.
The Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Theatre and Dance will conclude the Anderson Theatre season with Sophocles' classic tragedy, Electra. Based on a new, contemporary translation by a Gustavus Classics professor, the show opens on May 11 and runs through May 14.
Alexander Zupan, a junior at Gustavus Adolphus College from Monona, Wis., has been awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for his studies in mathematics.
Nhung Le, a Gustavus Adolphus College sophomore, has been named a Jay and Rose Phillips Family Foundation Scholar for 2006-08.
Internationally respected public sculptor Kinji Akagawa will visit Gustavus Adolphus College at 2:30 p.m. Monday, May 15 for a round table discussion, slide presentation of his work, and introduction of his current research topic, "Eco-aesthetics and the Environment," how contemporary art relates to the appreciation of beauty, living, and eco-philosophy.
Barbara Zust, assistant professor of nursing at Gustavus Adolphus College, was presented with the 2006 Award for Excellence in Education by the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International at their conference held April 6 in Portland, Ore.
On May 6, 2006, Gustavus Adolphus College will host Honors Day, an annual event that recognizes the academic excellence and achievements of students. This year, more than 800 students will be recognized.